Real Estate Market Update for Fort Myers, FL
Welcome to November's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was up 19% from one year earlier, and up 9% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 180-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 10%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 120-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 200% year-over-year, and decreased 40% month-over-month. Higher year-over-year figures indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Fort Myers, FL
Area Information for Fort Myers, FL
  • Population: 75,292
  • Median Age: 37.47 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 22 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 1,895/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 38.15%
  • Closest Airport: Southwest Florida International
  • Closest College: Hodges University-fort Myers Campus
  • Closest Jr. College: South Florida Community College
  • Median Household Income: $38,715
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 25%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $169,900
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Gulf Coast League Twins (r)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 38.51%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Fort Myers, FL
Median Age: 37.47 Married: 31% Number of Households: 30,506 Households with Children: 8,099
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Fort Myers, FL

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Allen Park Elementary School 0.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Orangewood Elementary School 0.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Coronado High School 1.0 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Grace Community School Of Ft Myers 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Fort Myers Middle Academy 1.2 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Fort Myers High School 1.3 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Fort Myers Preparatory And Fitness Academy 1.4 mi Public K-8 1 0
      Bishop Verot Catholic High School 1.5 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Edison Park Creative And Expressive Arts School 1.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Lee County Virtual Franchise 1.9 mi Public K-12 5 0
      Lee County Virtual School 1.9 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Tanglewood Elementary School 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      County Wide Exceptional Child Programs 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 2 0
      Gateway Charter High School 2.2 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Sw Fl Addiction Services-the Vince Smith Center 2.2 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Colonial Elementary School 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Franklin Park Elementary School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Evangelical Christian School 2.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Southwest Florida Christian Academy 2.8 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Villas Elementary School 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Hancock Creek Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Dunbar High School 3.2 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Grace Community School Of North Fort Myers 3.5 mi Private - 0 0
      Apostolic Revival Center Christian School 3.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 0
      Northern Palms Charter High School 3.5 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Pivot Charter School 3.5 mi Public 6-12 2 0
      Florida Southwestern Collegiate High School 3.8 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Lee Adolescent Mothers Program 3.8 mi Public 6-12 1 0
      Alternative Learning Center Central 3.8 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Canterbury School 3.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School 4.0 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School 4.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Acceleration Middle Charter School 4.0 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      North Fort Myers High School 4.1 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Edgewood Academy 4.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Caloosa Elementary School 4.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Caloosa Middle School 4.3 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Tropic Isles Elementary School 4.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Cape Academy 4.5 mi Private 3-12 0 0
      De Lasalle Academy Of Fort Myers 4.7 mi Private - 0 0
      Cypress Lake Middle School 4.7 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Crown Of Life Preschool & Childcare Center 4.7 mi Private - 0 0
      A Little Piece Of Me Montessori Academy 4.9 mi Private - 0 0
      J. Colin English Elementary School 5.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Cypress Lake High School 5.0 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Cape Elementary School 5.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      New Testament Baptist School 5.2 mi Private - 0 0
      Six Mile Charter Academy 5.3 mi Public K-8 2 0
      South Fort Myers High School 5.5 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Tice Elementary School 5.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Cape Coral Preparatory And Fitness Academy 5.8 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Cape Coral High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Young Explorers Early Learning Center 6.0 mi Private - 0 0
      Cape Coral Christian School 6.1 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Treeline Elementary School 6.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Dr Carrie D Robinson Littleton Elementary School 6.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Cape Coral Charter School 6.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 0
      Pelican Elementary School 6.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Orange River Elementary School 6.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Hector A. Cafferata Jr Elementary School 6.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Skyline Elementary School 6.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Diplomat Middle School 6.6 mi Public 6-8 3 3
      Kid's World Preschool Inc 6.7 mi Private - 0 0
      North Fort Myers Academy For The Arts 6.7 mi Public K-8 4 5
      Diplomat Elementary School 6.7 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Patriot Elementary School 6.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Challenger Middle School 6.8 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Oak Hammock Middle School 6.9 mi Public 6-8 1 4
      Grace Community School Of Skyline 6.9 mi Private - 0 0
      Heights Elementary School 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      North Nicholas High School 6.9 mi Public 9-12 1 0
      Lexington Middle School 7.1 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Classical Christian Academy 7.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-11 0 0
      Djb Technical Academy 7.4 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Bayshore Elementary School 7.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Island Park High School 7.7 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Nicaea Academy Inc 7.9 mi Private - 0 0
      Trafalgar Elementary School 8.4 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Gulf Middle School 8.4 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Trafalgar Middle School 8.5 mi Public 6-8 4 5
      Rayma C. Page Elementary School 8.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Mariner Middle School 8.5 mi Public 6-8 3 0
      Island Coast High School 8.6 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Gateway Charter Intermediate School 8.6 mi Public K-5 2 2
      Gateway Charter Elementary School 8.6 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Ida S. Baker High School 8.6 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Mariner High School 8.6 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Oasis Charter High School 9.0 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Oasis Charter Middle School 9.0 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Oasis Charter Elementary School 9.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Gateway Elementary School 9.2 mi Public K-5 3 0
      San Carlos Park Elementary School 9.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Christa Mcauliffe Charter Elementary School 9.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 0
      Sonshine Christian Academy 10.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Millennium Christian Academy 10.9 mi Private - 0 0
      Three Oaks Middle School 10.9 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Gulf Elementary School 11.5 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Riverdale High School 11.7 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Three Oaks Elementary School 12.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Ebenezer Christian Academy Of Fort Myers 1,325.6 mi Private - 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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